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Past public lectures


Adair Turner

Between Debt and the Devil: money, credit and fixing global finance 

Speaker:  Lord Adair Turner

21st October 2015, 6:30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

Adair Turner joins BBC Economics Editor Robert Peston to discuss how future public policy must constrain the quantity - and influence the allocation - of private credit creation.  Listen now.

Robert Shiller

Irrational Exuberance: as relevant as ever

Speaker:  Professor Robert J Shiller

1st June 2015, 6:30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller cautions that irrational exuberance among investors has only increased since the financial crisis. This public lecture was recorded at LSE and Chaired by FMG Director Professor Christopher Polk.  Watch now.


Corporate Boards: facts and myths

SpeakerProfessor Daniel Ferreira

15th January 2015, 6:30pm. Hong Kong Theatre, LSE

Corporate Boards are a central part of a firm’s governance structure, and receive regulatory attention in the attempt to improve firm performance. What do we really know about corporate boards, and why should we take an interest? Learn more.